Jefferson County collision leads to lawsuit

By Matt Russell | Jul 9, 2014

A man is suing after allegedly being injured in a collision.

Joe Elliot filed suit June 19 in Jefferson County District Court against Frank Nessour.

According to the complaint, on March 18 Elliot was riding in a vehicle driven by his wife in Jefferson County when it was collided into by a vehicle driven by Nessour.  The defendant is accused of failing to operate his vehicle at a reasonable speed, failing to timely apply the brakes, failing to take evasive action and failing to exercise a safe and proper lookout.

Elliot is seeking damages in excess of $100,000. He is represented by Beaumont attorney Cody A. Dishon of Provost Umphrey Law Firm LLP.

Jefferson County District Court Case No. E195-809 This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in Jefferson County District Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt and it represents only one side of the story.

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